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August 29, 2014
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Economics successes

UD economics doctoral graduates share their accomplishments Graduates of the University of Delaware’s doctoral program in economics have been making great strides in their chosen fields since graduation.  Whether advising young entrepreneurs or improving methods for measuring important national statistics, … Continue reading

October 2, 2013
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Battling brain drain: Training doctors in Ethiopia

ANN ARBOR — Brain drain is so severe in Ethiopia that the nation’s health minister has complained there are more Ethiopian doctors in Chicago than in his own country. The good news is that the East African nation has one … Continue reading

September 24, 2013
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Green Revolution 2: Apps for Farmers

Doing paperwork has proven to be unsustainable but also entirely cumbersome in recent years given the multiplication of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. From Australia to America, Canada to Kenya, a paradigm shift towards cloud computing is being felt … Continue reading

November 15, 2012
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New Global Subsidy that Provides Access to Most Effective Malaria Drugs Shows Promise

UCLA infectious diseases doctor played key role in finance strategy for therapy A new international program, conceived in part by a UCLA physician, has rapidly transformed access to lifesaving anti-malarial drugs by providing cheap, subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven … Continue reading

February 13, 2011
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Computerizing Critical Information: GTRI Supports Health Resources Information Systems in Kenya and Zimbabwe

Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are helping to automate human resource information systems for health care professionals in two African nations, Kenya and Zimbabwe. In collaboration with Emory University’s Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing and the … Continue reading